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Please Take the 2nd Annual Parent Survey/Favor de responder a la segunda encuesta anual para padres de familia

 The Redwood City School District is conducting our second annual school survey.  We need your feedback to make sure that we continue to provide high quality, rigorous learning experiences that meet our students’ needs. You will also have the chance to share your priorities for the Local Control Accountability Plan the District is developing. You should have already received an email with a link to the survey, or if we do not have an email on file for you , you will receive a paper copy of the survey. We would like to ask that you fill out the survey this week. If you do not receive this survey, please stop by your school office and request your copy. The survey is confidential, and you will remain completely anonymous. A separate organization, Panorama Education, is managing security to ensure confidentiality. Thank you for supporting your student by completing this survey.

El Distrito Escolar de Redwood City está llevando a cabo la segunda encuesta anual sobre el ambiente educativo. Necesitamos sus opiniones para garantizar que continuamos brindando experiencias de alta calidad y aprendizaje riguroso para atender a las necesidades de nuestros estudiantes. Usted también tendrá la oportunidad de compartir sus ideas sobre las prioridades para el Plan que está redactando el distrito para Responsabilidad de Control Local. Usted ya debió recibir un mensaje de correo electrónico con el enlace para la encuesta. Si acaso no tenemos una dirección de correo electrónico en nuestros registros, usted recibirá una copia impresa de la encuesta. Nos gustaría que usted llenara la encuesta esta semana. Si usted no recibe esta encuesta, favor de pasar a la oficina escolar y solicitar una copia. La encuesta es confidencial y usted permanecerá completamente anónimo. Una organización independiente llamada Panorama Education, está encargada de la seguridad para así garantizar la confidencialidad. Gracias por respaldar a su hijo al llenar esta encuesta.

  

Grandes Noticias!  Lexia ahora está disponible en tabletas para Android! Hasta el pasado viernes, estaba disponible sólo  para  iPads, desktops y laptops. Usando Lexia, a lo largo en el salón de clase como instrucción de lectura, ha demostrado que los niños  de verdad pueden mejorar su habilidad de lectura. Los niños que tienen acceso a usar Lexia en casa y en la escuela han enseñado  mayor  crecimiento en sus habilidades. Si usted tiene otros artefactos  en casa como  (tablet, iPad, desktop, ó laptop), y  necesita  intrucciones de intalación por favor deme a saber. Usando Lexia por  20 minutos por día  también puede  escribirlo en su record de lectura y tarea de todos los dias.

Sinceramente,

 Josh Griffith, Director  

Great News!  Lexia is now available for Android tablets!  Up until last Friday, it had beenavailable only for iPad, desktops, and laptops.  Using Lexia, along withclassroom reading instruction, has shown that children can really improve theirreading skills.  Children that are able to use it both at home and atschool have shown even greater growth in their skills.  If you have any ofthese devices at home (tablet, iPad, desktop, or laptop), and need installationinstructions, please let me know.  Using Lexia for 20 minutes a day canalso be written down on the Nightly Reading Log for homework.

Sincerely,

Josh Griffith, Principal

 


Headlines & Features

  • New Computerized Tests Replacing STAR Test: Testing Begins April 7

    In a few weeks, along with thousands of schools across California, we will be participating in a field test of a new test designed to help shape teaching and learning in the classroom. Known as the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress – or CAASPP – these computer-based tests replace the STAR program tests used in previous years. To read the full article, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Independent Citizen’s Oversight Committee Reports Measure W Parcel Tax Funds Spent Properly

    On February 12, the Independent Citizen’s Oversight Committee for Measure W, the parcel tax passed by Redwood City School District voters in June, 2012, presented a report to the District’s Board of Trustees stating the nine-member Committee’s unanimous finding that all Year One (2012-13) Measure W proceeds were spent in accordance with the parcel tax measure. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • Superintendent Christensen featured in School Administrator Magazine

    The January issue of School Administrator Magazine features an opinion editorial by Superintendent Jan Christensen: "I Want Google and Apple Clamoring for Our Students". To read the full article, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • 2012-13 School Accountability Report Cards Now Available

    Find out important information about your child's school, including demographics, school safety, class sizes, teacher and staff information, curriculum and instruction descriptions and fiscal data. To access school reports, please click on headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Kindergarten Registration for 2014-15 Now Underway

    Kindergarten and transitional kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year in the Redwood City School District begins this Saturday, from 9 to 1 p.m. at your neighborhood school. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Parent Meeting Series to learn about 21st Century Learning & Common Core in the RCSD

    Come and join fellow parents to learn more about how the Redwood City School District is embracing the new changes in learning and teaching in the 21st Century. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Roosevelt School Receives Top Statewide Educational Honor

    Tomorrow, December 7, Roosevelt School will receive a California School Boards Association (CSBA) Golden Bell Award at the CSBA’s Annual Education Conference and Trade Show in San Diego. The Golden Bell Award, now in its 34th year, recognizes public school programs that are innovative and sustainable, make a demonstrated difference for students, and focus on meeting the needs of all students. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • RCSD Community Presentations on Local Control Funding Formula

    The Redwood City School District will be holding a series of community presentations on the implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and the requirements of the new Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • RCSD Will Begin Sending Flyers Electronically

    Beginning this week, many of the paper flyers we have been sending home will now be sent electronically. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Partnerships with Local Tech Companies Brings Silicon Valley to Teachers

    Technology is changing the way students learn and teachers teach all over the country. But here, in the shadow of Silicon Valley, teachers in the Redwood City School District have an advantage – access to the developers who create “apps”, software that is used in the classroom. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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